French president Francois Hollande delivers a speech during the 30th annual diner held by the French Jewish Institutions Representative Council on February 23rd, 2015. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/AFP/Getty Images

French President Francois Hollande urged internet companies like Google and Facebook on Monday to fight hate speech online.He made the comments during(...)

The Special Criminal Court on Tuesday fixed a date in January 2017 for the retrial of three men accused of the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly

The Special Criminal Court on Tuesday fixed a date in January 2017 for the retrial of three men accused of the murder of dissident republican Peter Bu(...)

 Ms Justice Deirdre Murphy said the court had come to its decision “with huge regret due to the time and expense involved in the trial”.

The 55-day-long trial of three men charged with murdering dissident republican Peter Butterly has collapsed at the Special Criminal Court, after a fai(...)

Childcare worker Elaine O’Hara (36), from Killiney, in Dublin, was last seen at about 6.15pm on August 22nd, 2012, near Shanganagh cemetery in south Dublin. Photograph: PA

Deputy State pathologist Michael Curtis has begun giving evidence on the second day of the murder trial of Graham Dwyer at the Criminal Courts of Just(...)

Khalid Hamdy  had sued the Minister for Justice and the Garda Commissioner for false imprisonment.  Photograph:  David Sleator/The Irish Times

A Dublin security guard has been awarded €15,000 for what has been described by a judge as a person’s worst nightmare after having been “cuffed, arres(...)

A water meter installed in West Dublin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins, Dublin.

Contempt of court applications over alleged breaches of orders prohibiting interference with water meter installers will be heard in the High Court ne(...)

GMC Sierra Ltd  had secured injunctions preventing a people who had notice of the order from assaulting, intimidating or interfering with workmen installing water meters. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A motion to fine four anti-water charge protesters or commit them to prison for allegedly breaching a 20-metre exclusion zone around contractors insta(...)

President of the High Court  Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns. Photograph: Alan Betson

The High Court next month will hear a test challenge by two anti-water charge protesters over being refused legal aid to defend claims that they brea(...)

Director of Public Prosecutions Claire Loftus: said when her office decided not to prosecute in a rape case, it was ‘only very rarely that there is any issue about the credibility of the complainant’

The Director of Public Prosecutions has defended her office’s handling of rape cases, saying it was “only very rarely” that it decided not to prosecut(...)

The Criminal Courts of Justice on Parkgate Street in Dublin.

Two men have been jailed for five weeks each for fighting in the Great Hall of the Criminal Courts of Justice.Barry Dodd (27) of Vincent Street Flats (...)